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Inputs to residential construction (goods less food and energy) — which represent building materials used in residential construction — rose 0.19% in June, according to the most recent producer price index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul 16, 2024

June Marks Highest Yearly Increase in Building Material Prices Since February 2023

Inputs to residential construction (goods less food and energy) — which represent building materials used in residential construction — rose 0.19% in June, according to the most recent producer price index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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